If you’re looking for a way to teach punctuating dialogue, it’s hard to beat Lee’s “Teaching Direct Speech Punctuation using the iPhone text messaging!”, which he published nearly five (FIVE) years ago.
Recently, I’ve been reading books in the following series to both my own children and my class. As someone reading a book out loud, the thing I like it is the way the books talk to their audience and invite them into the narrative.
The reason they’re appearing in this post is that they’re written as direct speech, with the speech in speech bubbles.
Ideas:- children look at page or pages in a…
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